Building and Fire Code Adoption Process

What's Next

The agendas and minutes for the Codes Amendment Subcommittee can be found on the Codes and Standards Committee web page.

The following table is a summary of the schedule for current code development cycle:

Codes Amendment Subcommittee Meeting Schedule
Meeting Date Workgroup Reporting Scheduled Presentations Action Items Other Information


2/8/17 Mechanical;
Screening of code change proposals IMC and related IRC chapters
February 22 Accessibility

IBC, A117.1
March 8 Plumbing; Electrical

IRC (P & E)
March 22 Energy

IECC and related IRC chapters
April 12 Residential Code - General
Last meeting accepting Code Change Proposals Proposal period ends 3/31/17.
April 26 Building Code – General; Existing Building

May 10 Structural; Resiliency

May 24

Maya Menlo

Peter Cloudas

IBC/IFC Chapters 7-10
June 14 Fire Safety - Fire Prevention Codes Coordination; IBC/Fire Safety New Common Requirements


June 28 IRC (Sprinklers) Discussion

July 12

Review/discuss all code change proposals
August 9 IRC (Sprinkders) Vote

Action by full Committee
 August 23  Draft State Building Code   Discuss proposal CP035-BC  
September 13

Final State Building Code

Draft State Fire Safety Code

 September 27      Approval to transmit to full committee  
 October 11        Action by Full Committee